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Seeking Collaborators

Date Submitted: 02-May-2007
From: Chris Daniel
Subject: Seeking Collaborators
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Notice: My name is Chris Daniel and I have designed a Relational Dictionary
(aka Ontology) for use in Natural Language Processing.

If there's anyone out there who is interested in collaborating, I can
demonstrate how the system, when complete, will be able to effectively
disambiguate words senses, using an extensive system of hierarchical
Primitives and fixed Primitive Relationships to 'understand' and
'generate' language.

I would like to coordinate a Wikipedia type system in which editors can
use the typologies I've designed to populate the Database.